Joshua Graham is Golden

Joshua Graham is Golden

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Published: May 24, 2012

Posted in: Faith, Publishing, Writing

One of the things I’ve learned about professional writers is that we are an insecure, precarious lot. We’re prone to compare ourselves to others — whether it be writing styles or sales success — and it’s challenging to just write and let write. So, it’s refreshing when you interact with a writer who seems comfortable [...]

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“Michael” launches today!

“Michael” launches today!

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Published: May 17, 2012

Posted in: Publishing, Writing

Earlier this week, I posted an interview with my friend Aaron Patterson about the new book “Michael” he wrote with Chris White. It’s the second in the Airel saga, a YA fantasy/fallen angel series that is interesting and contains real depth–not to mention just plain fun. The book is on sale today only for $2.99 [...]

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A Devilishly Good Book about Fallen Angels

A Devilishly Good Book about Fallen Angels

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Published: May 15, 2012

Posted in: Publishing, Writing

When I first met Aaron Patterson several years ago, he sat hunched over a computer monitor tweaking the pages of his freshly-minted manuscript of “Sweet Dreams.” He told me that he wanted to be an author and that he was finished with installing indoor sprinkler systems. And as a publisher, I can’t tell you how [...]

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“I didn’t want to get a real job; I just wanted to write”

“I didn’t want to get a real job; I just wanted to write”

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Published: May 13, 2012

Posted in: Publishing, Writing

J. Carson Black is about as winsome as they come, especially for an author who isn’t fond of big city living and grand stage appearances. She recently granted me a short interview that between my 13-month-old son trolling my office for noisy objects and her cat chasing down lizards in her back yard, actually turned [...]

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Estevan Vega’s Books Shouldn’t Be Forsaken

Estevan Vega’s Books Shouldn’t Be Forsaken

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Published: March 29, 2012

Posted in: Publishing, Writing

OK, if you’re looking for an up-and-coming writer to keep your eyes on, look no further than 22-year-old writing sensation Estevan Vega. He’s talented, creative, and writes stories that move the soul. His latest book, “The Forsaken” just released earlier this month, so I sat down with him for an interview to talk about writing [...]

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Is Generosity a Marketing Strategy?

Is Generosity a Marketing Strategy?

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Published: February 22, 2012

Posted in: Publishing, Writing

Scott Nicholson arrested my attention recently during a conversation online with a phrase he coined: generosity marketing. It’s what he calls the latest avalanche of authors dumping their books on Amazon for free to give away. So popular has this method become for indie and self-published authors attempting to create an audience that last week [...]

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